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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 12/12/1838 Highland Mills, New York. d. 07/04/1917 Fremont Corner, New York.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 06/04/1865 Amelia Springs, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Captain in the Union Army. He was awarded the CMOH as a Lieutenant in Company B, 86th New York Infantry for action on April 6, 1865 at Amelia Springs, Virginia.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Capture of flag.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: HEAVENLY REST CEMETERY, NORTH BRANCH, NEW YORK.

William Henry Newman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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